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Breath of Life Fund

Thu 9 Sep 2021

Funding body: Community Foundation for Staffordshire

Maximum value: £ 2,000

Minimum value: Discretionary

Application deadline: 03/11/2021


Breath of Life has funded research and provided equipment and facilities to lung disease patients in North Staffordshire since 1997.

Objectives of Scheme

The aim of this fund is to provide support research into the causes, prevention, diagnosis, cures, and treatments of respiratory diseases, whilst supporting organisations who provide facilities or services to people with breathing difficulties. This includes the provision of equipment to hospitals, clinics, GP’s surgeries or at home, along with training, education, or care services, and includes all lung diseases.

Value Notes

Grants of up to £2,000 are available.

Key Criteria

The following are eligible to apply:

  • Constituted community groups.
  • Constituted voluntary groups.
  • Registered charities.
  • Social enterprises.
  • Statutory Agencies.

Eligible organisations must be able to provide:

  • A governing document.
  • A copy of most recent accounts.
  • A recent bank statements.
  • A safeguarding policy.
  • At least three quotes for any capital items.


Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Staffordshire Moorlands.

How To Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

The next deadline for applications is 3 November for consideration at the November 2021 panel meeting.

Guidance notes and the online application form can be found on the Staffordshire Community Foundation website.